Proposed New York chlorpyrifos insecticide ban pits farmers against environmental groups | Genetic Literacy Project

With California …. agreeing to ban its sale, environmentalists in New York are renewing their call for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/10/16/proposed-new-york-chlorpyrifos-insecticide-ban-pits-farmers-against-environmental-groups/

Genetically Engineered Plants Occur in Large Scale Naturally- Crop Biotech Update (October 16, 2019) | ISAAA.org

Genetically Engineered Plants Occur in Large Scale Naturally- Crop Biotech Update (October 16, 2019) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

New Crop Varieties: The Journey from Lab to Field – Varietal Testing at the U of S Grains Innovation Lab –

In crop development, outside of the field research is just as essential as in-field, that’s why the U of S launched the Grains Innovation Lab (GIL) in 2009.
— Read on saifood.ca/lab-to-field-gil-grains-innovation-lab/

Viewpoint: How organic, non-GMO marketing turned food labels into ‘wild west’ of deceptive advertising | Genetic Literacy Project

Food labels these days are like the Wild West of dishonest advertising. Plant juice can be called milk, steak can be marketed as gluten-free and soybeans
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/10/07/viewpoint-how-organic-non-gmo-marketing-turned-food-labels-into-wild-west-of-deceptive-advertising/

Viewpoint: Don’t buy organic food if you want to increase farm yields or seriously address climate change | Genetic Literacy Project

As consumers, our most climate-responsible buying behavior should be to reject organic and its false narratives.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/10/07/viewpoint-dont-buy-organic-food-if-you-want-to-seriously-address-climate-change/

Honeybees, varroa mites and pesticides: Entomologist explains what you need to know | Genetic Literacy Project

n Florida Matters, we talk with Jamie Ellis, Professor of Entomology and director of honey bee research at the University of Florida. Ellis and his team
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/10/03/honeybees-varroa-mites-and-pesticides-entomologist-explains-what-you-need-to-know/

“Remarkable breakthrough”: Chinese breeders release TR4-resistant banana variety – FreshFruitPortal.com

“Remarkable breakthrough”: Chinese breeders release TR4-resistant banana variety – FreshFruitPortal.com
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/10/03/remarkable-breakthrough-chinese-breeders-release-tr4-resistant-banana-variety/

U.S. to hit EU with 25% tariff on certain ag imports after landmark WTO ruling – FreshFruitPortal.com

U.S. to hit EU with 25% tariff on certain ag imports after landmark WTO ruling – FreshFruitPortal.com
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/10/02/u-s-to-hit-eu-with-25-tariff-on-certain-ag-imports-after-landmark-wto-ruling/